TIRF Announces 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Grants Competition

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TIRF is pleased to announce its 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition. Grants of up to US $5,000 will be made to successful applicants investigating any of the following topics: Bilingualism or Plurilingualism in Business, Industry, and the Professions Language Assessment Optimal Uses of Technology in the Delivery of English Language Instruction Language Teacher Education Students’ Age and Effective English Language ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Matters Winter 2014 Issue Now Available


The Winter 2014 issue of MIDTESOL Matters, our affiliate newsletter, is now available. This issue includes: Letter from MIDTESOL President Terry Barakat & Welcome to Nebraska MIDTESOL 2014 Conference Review State By State Update Highlight Of Opportunities MIDTESOL 2014 Essay Contest Click here to download your PDF copy. Read More »

Cornhuskers return to MIDTESOL!


The MIDTESOL Board and membership would like to welcome Nebraska back into the MIDTESOL fold! One of the original member states of MIDTESOL, Nebraska left the affiliate around 10 years ago–but now they’re back, baby! We are excited to have our neighboring Cornhuskers as a partner state once again. We look forward to many years of collaboration with the ESL professionals from ... Read More »

Teaching Opportunities in Japan


Graduates interested in experiencing a totally different culture providing a lifetime of unique memories and with experience teaching adults and children are needed to teach at Japanese corporations, government ministries and public schools. Initial annual contract with option for renewal includes paid vacations, medical insurance, work visa sponsorship and teacher training. Depending on applicant’s work experience, academic background, type of ... Read More »

SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference 2014

The Southwest Conference on Asian Studies (SWCAS) and the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) will hold a joint conference on October 3-5, 2014 at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, KS. This marks the 6th time that the MCAA conference will be held at KU, but it will be a first for the SWCAS conference. We are inviting area K-12 ... Read More »

Iowa Culture & Language Conference Registration Is Open {UPDATED}


November 10-12, 2014 Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Pre-registration ends October 20, 2014 Pre-Conference Sessions include: Strategies for Working with ESL Students for the First Time; English Proficiency Standards; Differentiated Instruction and Accelerated Academic Language; New Arrivals and Students with Interrupted Formal Education; Newcomer and ELL Services; Literacy Strategies; Migrant Education Currently Accepting Proposal Submissions: Deadline is September 12th, 2014 ... Read More »

TESOL 2015 Travel Grant Deadline Is November 1


Thinking about attending the TESOL International Conference in Toronto next year? Travel grant applications are due November 1! Eligibility Requirements TESOL grants and scholarships are available only to TESOL members. Membership must be active at the time of application. You may apply for multiple grants or scholarships, but you will not receive more than one award per year. You may ... Read More »

Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators


The Public Education Institute at The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. hosts its free online workshop Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators on July 9 and 10, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. Modules and Presenters Promoting Success of Immigrant Students Phitsamay Uy, PhD, University of Massachusetts Lowell Student-Centered Learning Barbara Cervone, What Kids Can Do Research and Issues in School Diversity Susan ... Read More »